ARMY TM 5-5420-212-23
MARINE CORPS TM 08676A-23/2
2-33 ROPE, GUARD
This task covers:
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's, Automotive (GMTK) (1, Appendix B, Section III)
Rope, 0.394 in (10 mm) diameter x 360 in (9144 mm) long, 8 plait green polyester with ends heat sealed
Guard rope laid on a bench.
Examine rope (1) for chafing and wear, particularly where it passes through hook assemblies (2).
Examine hook assemblies (2) for damage and distortion.
If rope (1) is undamaged and hook assembly (2) needs replacing, undo outer knot (3), remove old and fit
new hook assembly (2), ensuring that knot is in same approx. position as before.
If hook assemblies (2) are undamaged and rope needs replacing, cut rope at either side of hooks.